Country Profile

Its position as the southernmost island state of the Caribbean and its diverse historical legacy combine to make Trinidad and Tobago a unique and rewarding destination.

Known for its biodiversity and a colourful and vibrant culture that finds its ultimate expression during the annual Carnival season, this twin-island republic is on the bucket list of many a celebrity, partygoer and adventurer.

But cuisine, festivals, music and rustic adventures that are the envy of the world are just some of the many reasons that visitors flock to these two islands located just above South America’s Orinoco delta.

Ranked in the top 10 developing and transition economies for Latin America and the Caribbean in UNCTAD1’s Business to Consumer index 2019, Trinidad and Tobago is a regional leader in energy, industry and financial services, and has a history of attracting multinational corporations and international investment.

From scenic tours and epic, world-famous street parties to attractive investment opportunities—the reasons for visiting Trinidad and Tobago are so convincing that we can forgive you for wanting to stay.

About the Conference

The first of its kind in the Caribbean, Water Loss 2023 is being held under the theme ‘Combating climate change through NRW reduction’ with the aim of facilitating a forum for local, regional and international practitioners, and policy makers to explore best practices and new technologies in Water Loss Management.

It will be hosted by the Ministry of Public Utilities and the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) in partnership with the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and the Water Loss Specialist Group (WLSG) of the International Water Association (IWA).

Host City

Capital city and chief port of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain is located on the west coast of the island of Trinidad, below the northern peninsula on the Gulf of Paria, which separates the island from the north-eastern coast of Venezuela.

The city, with an urban population of over 80,000, has been the capital of the island since 1757. It is also an important financial services centre for the Caribbean and is home to two of the largest banks in the region.

The Port of Spain International Waterfront Centre, Nicholas Towers and other skyscrapers feature prominently in the city’s iconic skyline.